Friends School Of Wilmington

350 Peiffer Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28409-0284
Tel: (910)791-8221
Grades: PK-8 | 186 students
Friends School of Wilmington embraces the unique qualities of every child in an academically vigorous program that includes mathematics, language arts, science, social studies, art, music, foreign language, physical education, and service learning and outdoor education.
By nurturing, supporting, and academically challenging our students, our inclusive community builds confident, collaborative, independent thinkers who flourish as learners.
FSW is one of 82 Friends schools across the country, part of a 350-year tradition.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 186 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Friends School Of Wilmington Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Ann Souder


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, TennisBasketballSoccer,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cape Fear Academy (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Noah's Ark Children's Center (2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Noah's Ark Children's Center (2 miles away)
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  • Wilmington
    Noah's Ark Children's Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 94 students
    2 miles
    1501 Beasley Rd
    Wilmington, NC 28409
  • Wilmington
    St Mark Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 360 students
    2.2 miles
    1013 Eastwood Rd
    Wilmington, NC 28403
  • Wilmington
    Winter Park Baptist Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: NS-PK | 45 students
    2.3 miles
    4700 Wrightsville Avenue
    Wilmington, NC 28403
  • Wilmington
    Wesley Memorial Child Education Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 120 students
    2.4 miles
    1401 S College Rd
    Wilmington, NC 28403
  • Wilmington
    The Children's Schoolhouse Of Wilmington
    Montessori School (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: PK-KG | 51 students
    2.5 miles
    612 S College Rd
    Wilmington, NC 28403

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